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Title: wireless connection causes ip-address conflict
Post by: psboamah on January 06, 2012, 08:19:00 AM
I am having issues with wireless connections with my laptop but I can connect with my phones and iPod, however wired connections work perfectly.
the moment I attempt a wireless connection I receive continuous error messages saying that there is an ip-address conflict with another system on the network and i lose all internet access.
I have already tried adding a dhcp reservation, any ideas will be greatly appreciated.
Title: Re: wireless connection causes ip-address conflict
Post by: FurryNutz on January 06, 2012, 08:33:07 AM
Turn off ALL devices accept for one wired PC.
Open the routers web page and go to Setup/networking.
Ensure the one wired PC is reserved for an IP address. Save the setting if you need to.

Not turn on the next device and let it come to ready.
Do the same thing and reserve the addresses on the router. Save settings.
Keep doing this for each device.

For your wireless devices, make sure you care connected to your SSID name.
Change the name of the SSID name under Setup/Wireless/Manual. Default is dlink. There maybe another dlink router near by that your accidentally connecting too. So change the name to something you'll recognize, can be anything, make it something fun.

ry single mode G or mixed G and N?
What security mode are you using? Preferred security is WPA-Personal. WPA2/Auto TPIK and AES.

Any other WiFi routers in the area? Use InSSIDer (http://www.metageek.net/) to find out.

Maybe someone can review your router settings with you using teamviewer. (http://www.teamviewer.com) If needed.